“But, It’s Not Fair!”

This week’s reading opens with a description of the genealogy of Isaac: Now these are the records of the generations of Isaac, Abraham’s son: Abraham became the father of Isaac; and Isaac was forty years … Read More

The Sins of Our Parents

Isn’t it interesting how we can read God’s Word again and again, putting emphasis on certain accounts and miracles, while completely missing others? For example, we all know and have learned about the incredible miracle … Read More

Nothing is Impossible with God!

Our weekly portion starts with a wonderful story of God’s faithfulness, wonder, and power. It also shows that the Creator of the world is so much greater than what we think, and that we can’t … Read More

Abram Compromises

This week’s reading portion is well known, as it speaks about God’s call to Abram (who later became Abraham) to leave everything that he knew and to follow God’s lead to a place that He … Read More

We Can’t Hide

Here we are, back at the beginning of the yearly Scripture reading! This is such a familiar Scripture to most of us, but there are always fresh insights from the LORD as His Word is … Read More

Parashat Ha’azinu (Listen)

Our weekly portion opens with the word, “הַאֲזִ֥ינוּ” “Ha’azinu” (listen or give ear to). This is a word that I believe we need to pay close attention to, since God wants to get our attention … Read More

Sukkot: The Feast of Booths

Every year, at this time of the year, my family and I build a Sukkah (“booth”) on our patio. What is a Sukkah, you may ask? It is a small, boxy structure, built from either … Read More

Parashat Vayelech (He Went)

This week, we read the deeply moving account of Moses commissioning Joshua and the Children of Israel, and preparing them for the task standing before them: So Moses went and spoke these words to all … Read More